Police and Guyana Defence Force (GDF) recorded victories when the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Noble House Seafoods Second division two-day tournament continued last weekend.
At Eve Leary, Police overcame St. Stanislaus by 148 runs. Batting first Police managed 164 all out with Troy Benn top scoring with 42, while Sheldon Agard cracked 40. Sixteen year-old off spinner Umesh Boodram grabbed 6-18 off seven overs while Lawrence Wilson claimed 2-10. In reply, St. Stanislaus were bowled out for 49. Charlton Gaspar was the only batsman that offered resistance with 23 as Vishal Jaigobin snared four wickets, while Benn and David Singh had two each.
Batting a second time Police scored 114-9 declared. Lloyd Enmore stroked 59 and Benn assisted with 19; Boodram picked up 4-22 and Linden Wilson 3-20. Set 230 for victory, St. Stanislaus were skittled for 81. Prince Roberts scored 36; Jaigobin picked up 4-18 and Agard 2-20 led the bowling.
At Camp Ayangana, GDF overcame Sophia by 327 runs. GDF batted first and rattled up 249-8 declared. Marcus Watkins led with 50; Paul O’Neil made 47, Damien Ross 43, Randy Lindore 32 and Montell Gilead 30. Leon Griffin captured 4-20. Sophia were sent packing for 92 in response. Leon Leacock made 24 as medium pacer Colin McPherson grabbed 6-12 and O’Neil 2-34.
GDF posted 241-3 declared, batting a second time. Watkins top scored with 81 not out, Ross slammed 60 and Colvis Sam 43. Needing 399 for victory, Sophia could muster 71. Watkins bagged 6-17 and Lindore 3-21.
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